Joe Ann Fletcher was named one of Broward County’s 25 Most Influential and Prominent Black Women in Business and Leadership for 2014 by Legacy Magazine.
Fletcher is the President of Zeta Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Fort Lauderdale), the oldest Greek-lettered organization established by African-American college-educated women. Fletcher is serving her second term as president for the oldest and largest of the four Broward County Chapters with 158 active members.
She has over 25 years of non-profit management experience and currently serves as the CEO of Saint Laurence Chapel, non-profit Homeless Day Shelter; serving hundreds of people on a daily basis who are homeless or near homeless.
Fletcher is a very active community leader. She is a member of the North Broward County Chapter of The Links Incorporated, a graduate of Leadership Broward Class XXVI and a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church where she serves on the Finance Committee. She loves to read and travel and is married with three lovely daughters.
Her motto in life is to serve and help others and her favorite quote is “Our purpose in life is to serve and not to be served.”
Fletcher volunteers for numerous organizations and serves faithfully in her community.
The honorees were nominated by community at large, and then selected by a committee comprised of former honorees as well as business and civic leaders from South Florida.